Welcome to George Peabody Library's Wunderkammer!

From dandies in danger to the lusty dramas of educated fleas, the George Peabody Library proves that the past was indeed STRANGE! Visit us in Baltimore (don't worry, in addition to the strange things depicted here, we also have plenty of old and rare and classy books, too).

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 9am -5pm; Friday 9-3

Address: 17 East Mount Vernon Place Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-234-4943

Libguide: http://bit.ly/g1UsTk

Email: hherr1@jhu.edu

Do You Have the (Polka Dot) Guts to Look at Rare Books?
Is it just us, or do the stomach and guts of a fox look like they would  be fabulous organ pipes in Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory?From: Dr. Nejemjah Grew’s “Catalogue and Description of the Natural and Artificial Rarities Belonging to the Royal Society and Preserved at Gresham College ” (1681)Call No: 506 .R888GfLocation: George Peabody Library

Do You Have the (Polka Dot) Guts to Look at Rare Books?

Is it just us, or do the stomach and guts of a fox look like they would  be fabulous organ pipes in Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory?

From: Dr. Nejemjah Grew’s “Catalogue and Description of the Natural and Artificial Rarities Belonging to the Royal Society and Preserved at Gresham College ” (1681)

Call No: 506 .R888Gf
Location: George Peabody Library

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